To be competitive, industries need reliable energy, affordable and productive labour and protection against unfair foreign trade policies.
Though gold is still South Africa’s top export, it has slipped from being the world’s biggest producer in 2006 and is now in sixth position.
Many around Africa have expressed outrage at the xenophobia in SA, while SA businesses operating in the rest of Africa begin to feel pressured.
A divided Cosatu spells a bleak outlook for economic stability. For both the public and private sectors, there will be no winner.
The gender pay discrepancy in Germany is one of the highest in the European Union.
The success of our education is less about passes, but more about how many can participate in the economy, writes Mangosuthu Buthelezi.
Pending a disciplinary hearing into "gross misconduct", Hosken Consolidated Investments has suspended its executive chairperson.
The hand-to-hand courier service in Sandton's CBD is being revolutionised, and is creating employment for passionate cyclists from townships.
Its answer to the national deficit and social spending appears to be all rands and no sense.
The government expects to grow its tax base by allowing companies to increase the amount they can transfer out of South Africa in foreign capital.
Unspent funds will be allocated elsewhere if projects aren't implemented, warns Gordhan.
Can he contain the public sector wage bill without sparking more devastating strikes?
High and low earners also found some cheer in a budget focused on stimulating growth.
Gordhan offers new incentives for a programme that he sees as being key to youth employment.
Weaker demand for mineral products and labour unrest have been flagged as economic risk factors.
Tencent is dominating China's business and social platforms, and for good reason.
The debate about gender-based violence is easily obscured by statistics, as horrifying as they may be.
Investments on behalf of SA's public servants consistently perform better than the JSE.